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India steps up hunt for origin of mysterious brain-damaging Nipah virus

Infectious disease outbreaks can be a challenge in India

28 May 2018 8:35 PM

10 die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals

The rare virus is spread by fruit bats.

23 May 2018 9:38 AM

Sex and virus battle against cancer

Auer is now leading the first clinical trial in the world of an erectile dysfunction drug and the flu vaccine in people with cancer.

18 May 2018 1:22 PM

Scientists discover oldest human virus in ancient skeleton

Find out how the find could be beneficial for the future.

10 May 2018 1:48 PM

17 deaths reported in Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed

It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name.

09 May 2018 8:29 AM

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Here's who is primarily responsible for dengue transmission

The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.

05 May 2018 1:49 PM

Most effective cancer therapy comes closer to reality

Doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer.

28 Apr 2018 3:49 PM

A new potential weapon against flu

Influenza vaccines could offer broad protection against various influenza virus.

09 Apr 2018 9:19 AM

Novel antibiotic may help fight superbugs

It has been predicted that by 2050 an additional 10 million people will succumb to drug resistant infections or superbugs.

25 Mar 2018 2:15 PM

Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat

It turns out there’s been little research on the risks of catching a cold or flu during air travel.

20 Mar 2018 4:01 PM

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Virus risk on planes slimmer than you think

Here is what anew study has found.

20 Mar 2018 10:27 AM

Paper-based DNA test 'SHERLOCK' can rapidly diagnose diseases

The researchers, including those from Harvard University in the US, previously showcased SHERLOCK's utility for a range of applications. 

19 Feb 2018 12:05 PM

Best ways to avoid spreading the flu in the workplace

Here is what you need to do.

12 Feb 2018 12:52 PM

Human reproductive organs can get infected by ebola virus, says study

Prior studies of survivors have revealed sexual transmission of Ebola virus, and that viral RNA can persist in semen following recovery.

10 Feb 2018 10:32 AM

Huge number of viruses falling on us from sky: Study

The researchers also found the majority of the viruses carried signatures indicating they had been swept up into the air from sea spray.

07 Feb 2018 2:25 PM

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Cancer-causing virus can lurk in your throat

Only about 5% of HPV-infected people will develop cancer of the mouth or throat.

01 Feb 2018 11:02 AM

Here are myths and facts about cervical cancer

There are about 122,000 new cases of cervical cancer annually in India.

01 Feb 2018 8:59 AM

Global pandemic unstoppable, warn experts at Davos summit

Experts say pandemic will happen due to international travel as world marks 100 years of Spanish flu that killed 50 million.

27 Jan 2018 4:01 PM

Just breathing can spread the flu: Study

Here is what researchers recommend for people who have the flu.

19 Jan 2018 12:55 PM

Repeated vaccinations help prevent influenza in older adults

A new study found that repeated vaccination for influenza was twice as effective in preventing the severity of the flu.

08 Jan 2018 3:21 PM

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